Uzima's executive director Dr. Jacobet Wambayi was the recipient of an award in celebration of the International Decade for People of African Descent. The award honored her research, community education,and support services. She has continued to work with Minesterial councils in with ministers of health and got involved in international projects such as the Gender Equity project in Bangladesh.
She has been on the advisory board of the African Canadian Social Development Council who have organized the award event. Please visit their website below.